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Yale Library's Catalog

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Yale Finding Aid Database

Finding aids for archival and manuscript materials. Help | Search | Advanced

Digital Collections

Thousands of partial and fully digitized items from a wide range of materials from the Beinecke collections. Help | Search | Advanced

Uncataloged Acquisitions

Brief records of material not found in Orbis or the Finding Aid Database. Help | Search

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Descriptions of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. Help | Search

Yale Papyrus Collection

Catalog of the papyri held at Beinecke; includes digital images. Help | Search

Exhibitions at the Beinecke

Current and past exhibitions at the Beinecke. Past exhibitions span from 2006 until the present.
Contested Terrain: Beinecke exhibit marks the sesquicentennial of the Mexican War Wednesday, July 1, 1998 to Wednesday, December 23, 1998
Along His Way: James Weldon Johnson Wednesday, April 1, 1998 to Tuesday, June 30, 1998
The Italian Grand Tour in letters, journals, books, and prints Saturday, September 20, 1997 to Monday, March 30, 1998
Thornton Wilder: A Centenary Exhibition Tuesday, July 1, 1997 to Friday, September 19, 1997
American Indian Writing and Art at the Beinecke Library Tuesday, April 1, 1997 to Saturday, June 28, 1997
Renaissance Readers Wednesday, October 16, 1996 to Friday, March 28, 1997
Spenseriana: From Illustrated to Spurious Spenser Saturday, August 31, 1996 to Tuesday, October 15, 1996
Some Australian Flowers: Plates from Banks' Florilegium Friday, August 30, 1996 to Tuesday, October 15, 1996
Baseball Books for Children From the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection Monday, July 1, 1996 to Friday, August 30, 1996
Woman to Woman: An Exhibition of Letters at the Beinecke Monday, April 1, 1996 to Sunday, June 30, 1996



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The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

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